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Vivo V11 Pro India launch highlights: Price, full specifications, features and more

Vivo’s latest V11 Pro smartphone is currently the cheapest smartphone with an in-display fingerprint sensor in India.

By HT Correspondent | Sep 06, 2018 13:17 IST
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Vivo V11 Pro is the company’s latest smartphone in India. The smartphone stands out for its tiny waterdrop notch and in-display fingerprint sensor.

The waterdrop notch is an upgrade over the existing notch as it is tinier, curvier and takes up lesser space. The in-display fingerprint sensor was first introduced by Vivo earlier this year. It allows users to unlock the phone by just tapping on the screen. It is also available in Vivo Nex and X21 smartphones in India.

Vivo V11 Pro specifications

Vivo V11 Pro features a Full HD+ 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display. It runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor under its hood paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. For photography, it has a dual-camera setup of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel cameras, and a 25-megapixel front camera.

On the software front, it runs Android 8.1 Oreo with FunTouch OS on top. Vivo V11 Pro is fuelled by a 3,400mAh battery along with support for fast charging.

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Wrap up

Vivo launched its first V-series smartphone with an in-display fingerprint sensor. The smartphone has a 6.4-inch ‘Halo FullView’ display, Snapdragon 660 SoC, 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. It is priced at Rs 25,990, and will be available on September 12.

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Price

Vivo V11 Pro is priced at Rs 25,990. The pre-booking begins today. The phone will go on sale on September 12.

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New TVC featuring Amir Khan

Vivo introduces a new TV commercial featuring brand ambassador Amir Khan. The ad focuses on in-display fingerprint sensor on the new Vivo V11 Pro.

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Vivo V11 Pro vs Vivo V9

Here are the key differences between Vivo V11 Pro and Vivo V9

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Full specifications

Vivo V11 Pro full specifications: 6.41 full HD+ Super AMOLED display, 25MP AI selfie camera, 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 660 SoC, 12MP+5MP front camera, 3,400mAh battery.

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Performance

Vivo V11 Pro has 6GB of RAM and 64GB of built-in storage. The phone comes with a dedicated gaming mode for better gaming experience. Dual engine fast charging allows the phone to quickly charge the phone. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. Note that the chipset is available on following phones: Xiaomi Mi A2, Galaxy A8 Star, and Nokia 7 Plus.

Snapdragon 660 SoC on Vivo V11 Pro explained (Vivo)

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Funmojis

Inspired by Apple’s Animoji, Vivo has launched Funmojis that mimics your facial expressions.

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AI camera

Vivo V11 Pro comes with AI scene recognition. It can automatically recognise different scenes and optimises camera settings. The phone also uses AI for portrait shots. It has 25-megapixel AI selfie camera. It also has an AI Face Shaping for automatic image correction. The camera also uses AI to customise photos for different studio lighting. It also supports Face Unlock. With infrared face access, you can unlock phones in dark light conditions.

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Camera

Vivo V11 Pro comes with dual rear cameras, featuring 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. The AI powered rear cameras come with Dual Pixel sensors for better photography in low-light conditions. The cameras also come with AI Backlight HDR for better portrait shots.

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In-display fingerprint sensor

Vivo says the in-display fingerprint sensor makes it easier and faster to unlock the phone. Vivo V11 Pro in-display fingerprint sensor is said to be 50% faster than on Vivo Nex’s.

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Display

Vivo V11 Pro comes with 6.41-inch Super AMOLED Display with 91.27% screen-to-body ratio -- highest on any Vivo smartphone.

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Vivo V9

Vivo’s product head Paigham Danish says its older Vivo V9 was a big hit. The smartphone came with FullView Display 2.0, rear dual-camera, and 24-megapixel front-facing camera.

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Made in India

Vivo says its new phone will be manufactured at its facility in Greater Noida. It will be the first time Vivo will locally produce premium phones at a big scale.

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In-display fingerprint sensor

Vivo claims users prefer in-display fingerprint sensor for unlocking phone over any other mode.

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Mid-range segment

Nipun Marya says Vivo dominated the Rs 20,000-Rs 25,000 segment in India. With Xiaomi’s foray in the segment, it will be interesting to see how Vivo maintains its lead.

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No. 2 Brand

Vivo Head of Marketing Strategy Nipun Marya takes the stage. “This launch promises to be exiting one,” claims Nipun. He said that Vivo had become number two brand in India in less than four years.

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Event begins

Here we go. Vivo’s V11 Pro launch event kicks off in Mumbai. Brand ambassador Amir Khan is also expected to be part of the launch event.

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Fast charging technology

A lot of phones support fast charging. Most of them either have propriety solutions or rely on Qualcomm’s Quick Charge. Vivo has been teasing “dual-engine fast charging” which hints at two separate batteries under the hood.

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Design focus

Just like Huawei and Realme, Vivo aims to woo style enthusiasts with its new phone. Based on teasers, Vivo V11 Pro may come with a premium design. We already know that the phone will have a waterdrop notch on the front. We can expect unique take on the back panel as well.

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Affordable alternative to Nex?

Vivo earlier this year launched Vivo Nex, a premium smartphone with in-screen fingerprint sensor. Nex not only had a near-bezelless display but also featured a motorised pop-out selfie camera tucked in top edge. READ Vivo Nex Review

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Vivo V11 Pro processor

Vivo V11 Pro will be powered by Qualcomm’s 660 processor. This 600-tier SoC comes with features for artificial intelligence, gaming, and faster LTE speeds.

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Vivo V11 Pro ‘Halo FullView’ display

Vivo has also confirmed that the V11 Pro will feature “Halo FullView” display. More details on this feature will be announced at the event.

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Vivo V11 Pro teasers

Vivo has been teasing the launch of its new smartphone confirming some specs. These include Dual Pixel technology for better photography, especially in low-light conditions.